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Okta Forays into the India Market

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Invested in office and innovation center

Okta forays into India market. It will be headquartered in Bengaluru and will have a innovation center – first in APAC too. As per the PR, Okta will strengthen its partner ecosystem and enhance customer support.


Ben Goodman

 

“By establishing a dedicated presence here, we are better positioned to serve our Indian customers and partners, foster local innovation, and contribute to the continued growth of the Indian technology and cybersecurity landscape.” Ben Goodman, Okta SVP and GM for Asia Pacific and Japan


“We are excited to enter the Indian market and bring industry-leading identity to the country’s innovative businesses and government agencies,” said Todd McKinnon, Okta’s CEO and Co-Founder. “We are deeply committed to supporting India’s growing digital economy and freeing everyone to safely use any technology.”

“India is renowned for its technological innovation and entrepreneurial spirit. By establishing a dedicated presence here, we are better positioned to serve our Indian customers and partners, foster local innovation, and contribute to the continued growth of the Indian technology and cybersecurity landscape.” said Ben Goodman, Okta SVP and GM for Asia Pacific and Japan.

Okta has managed to bag some customers through its VC arm Okta Ventures, which invested in Bureau ID, an AI-powered identity decisioning platform provider. Bureau ID counts Indian household names like Bajaj Finserv, IIFL, Rapido, Kreditbee, Mahindra Finance, and SBM Bank as customers.

Okta is also working with Darwinbox, India’s leading HCM platform, on an out-of-the-box integration to deliver seamless and secure access to Darwinbox services through the Okta Integration Network (OIN).

“We are excited to be able to work closely with our customers and partners here, enabling them to embrace the power of identity to drive secure and seamless digital experiences for their users.”

Atul Agarwal, India Country Head. Okta

“India is in the thick of a digital revolution, and identity and access management has become a crucial element for organizations across industries,” said Atul Agarwal, Okta India country head. “We are excited to be able to work closely with our customers and partners here, enabling them to embrace the power of identity to drive secure and seamless digital experiences for their users.”

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